Autonomous Transformation: Creating a More Human Future in the Era of Artificial Intelligence

  • 8h 6m 3s
  • Brian Evergreen
  • Gildan Media
  • 2023

We are in the midst of an unprecedented degree of technology-driven change at the same time that society faces challenges more complex than our organizations and we as individuals have been prepared to handle.

We have all borne witness to the changes, for better and for worse, that technology has had on society, our nations, cities, the nature of work, and the human experience—but technology is neither the hero nor the villain of this story.

Autonomous Transformation: Creating a More Human Future in the Era of Artificial Intelligence is for leaders who want to create a better future within this context of change and supplies a balance of historical and theoretical context with practical frameworks for beginning to create a more human future today.

Autonomous Transformation provides a blueprint for leaders and managers who have aspired or attempted to harness artificial intelligence and its adjacent technologies for the betterment of their organization and the world, weaving strategy, management thinking, economics, systemic design, and philosophy into actionable steps with accompanying frameworks to create and sustain Profitable Good.

About the Author

Brian Evergreen is best known for his work advising FORTUNE 500 executives on artificial intelligence strategy. Building on his experiences working at Accenture, Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft, Brian guest lectures at Purdue University and the Kellogg School of Management, sharing the unconventional and innovative methods and frameworks he developed leading and advising Digital Transformation initiatives at many of the world's most valuable companies.

Brian is now the founder of The Profitable Good Company, a leadership advisory company that partners with and equips leaders to create a more human future in the era of artificial intelligence.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction: We Can Create a More Human Future
  • Chapter 1 - Reformation, Transformation, and Creation: Defining Autonomous Transformation
  • Chapter 2 - What Does It Mean to Be Human in the Era of Artificial Intelligence?
  • Chapter 3 - Our Inheritance
  • Chapter 4 - Maintenance Mode
  • Chapter 5 - Requiem for the Industrial Revolution: Rehumanizing Work
  • Chapter 6 - The Problem with Solving Problems: Introducing Future Solving
  • Chapter 7 - Developing the Skill of Envisioning
  • Chapter 8 - Systemic Design and the Lost Art of Synthesis
  • Chapter 9 - The Organization as a Chessboard: Seeing the Pieces
  • Chapter 10 - The Organization as a System
  • Chapter 11 - Broken Systems
  • Chapter 12 - Chaos, Noise, and Epistemology in the Digital Age
  • Chapter 13 - Silicon Valley, Wall Street, and the Factory Floor
  • Chapter 14 - The Multiplication of Expertise: A Leadership Imperative
  • Chapter 15 - From Data-Driven to Reason-Driven
  • Chapter 16 - The Reformational Economics of Linear and Exponential Value
  • Chapter 17 - The Reformational Economics of Omission and Commission
  • Chapter 18 - The Ecosystem: Surprising and Remarkable Partnerships
  • Chapter 19 - Beyond Pilot Purgatory
  • Chapter 20 - Storytelling: Leading Social Systems
  • Chapter 21 - A More Human Organization
  • Chapter 22 - Autonomous Transformation Technologies: A Leader's Guide
  • Chapter 23 - A Deeper Dive into Artificial Intelligence
  • Conclusion